Applicants sought for Judiciary board

Attorney and nonattorney applicants are being sought to fill six positions on the Hawaii Supreme Court Disciplinary Board.

The board oversees the Office of Disciplinary Counsel, which investigates allegations of attorney misconduct and incapacity, and recommends appropriate action to the Hawaii Supreme Court.

Each board position is for a three-year term, beginning July 1. Board members serve without compensation but travel is reimbursed.

Qualifications for Disciplinary Board positions include sound judgment and a willingness and ability to devote time to perform necessary duties, including learning the procedures, methods and functions of the board, according to a state Judiciary news release. Other qualifications include experience in specialized areas that will aid in the evaluation and analysis of complaints and recommendations for discipline.

The application deadline is June 14.

Those interested should submit a resume and letter indicating their interest to Gayle J. Lau, Nominating Committee, Supreme Court of Hawaii, P.O. Box 26436, Honolulu 96825.